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Sep 17, 2010 4:00am PDT
-inflicted. >>> and mini moon. the guinness book of world records reveals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry, and today we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blown out well behind the worst offshore oil spill in the u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in for us in louisiana with more. kristin, good morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and word that that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this all started has finally intersected with the 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanently seal it off. one step in the recovery. oil continues to wash ashore. and take a look at these pictures. so many dead fish. almost looks like a gravel road. scientist
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Sep 16, 2010 12:35am PDT
, it's "guinness book of world records" week. >> yeah, actually -- yes, it's been "guinness world record" book all week. >> jimmy: yeah. >> setting new records. >> jimmy: and tomorrows a giant one. oh, no friday is the giant one. >> friday's the giant one. we're going out to the intrepid aircraft carrier. >> jimmy: yeah. >> because we need a lot of space. and they're going to have a series of 300 mattresses that are lined like you would a lego game, you know? or domino's. >> jimmy: dominos. >> and we're gonna knock them all down -- once gonna go right through -- all through the whole -- >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. this is so good. >> i don't know why. yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: this is fantastic. >> well, you think so. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: i really want to see this. i love this. >> well, that's what's gonna happen friday morning on our show. >> jimmy: i can't wait to watch. it's gonna be great. are you gonna be involved or just watching it? >> no. in fact, i have the day off. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you -- they announced today on your -- 'cause you have a "guinness book" recor
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Sep 20, 2010 4:00am PDT
's shortest woman in turkey for the latest guinness book of records. she stands at just 2'4" tall while he towers at 8'3". it's going to be tough to take his title, because if you can believe it, doctors say he is still growing. >>> do not try this at home. at an annual ritual in india, a local holy man allows himself to get bitten on the tongue by a poisonous snake. oh. according to tradition, villagers sing and dance for nine days leading up to the main event. it's believed that the daring act spares the rest of the town from fatal snake bites. >>> here's one way to ensure a good tip, be named top champ at the annual waiters race in belgium. servers compete in a 1.5 mile race carrying trays filled with glasses and a bottle of booze. the one to cross the finish line spilling as little liquid as possible wins. there are similar competitions take place all around the world. bill, were you ever a waiter? >> i was, actually. >> yeah? >> in college i did some of it. >> would you have been able to keep up? >> no. i was never good at refilling the drinks. it was horrible. >> as long as you're fa
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Sep 23, 2010 4:00am PDT
. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the weather channel's bill ckarins. bill m you ever tried alligator meet maet? >> no. >> kind of mike chicken. kind of me made me hungry. >> no, i lived in florida for a while. i never did that. i had a date with a taxidermist, though. good morning, everyone. in the pacific northwest you've got a little weak storm going through with some showers early today. that's about it. the rest of the weather pattern is quiet. now all that rain from new mexico up through colorado and the plains. we've got a nice quiet day today in much of nevada, arizona, utah, and in california. should be a goody in phoenix, too, after some of that rainfall yesterday. you can see just this little frontal system here that's kicking through some showers and clouds in the pacific northwest. it's not a lot of wet weather, as i mentioned. it's going right up and down interstate 5. olympicia is getting a little bit of a downpour. that will kick on thro
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Sep 24, 2010 4:00am PDT
in amp attempt to cook up a world record with 2,000 pounds of gooey cheese. guinness hasn't weighed in about an official record. for $5, cheesy macaroni, a sure winner. >>> nbc's bill karins with the weather forecast. i love macaroni. a huge bowl like that doesn't look that appetizing. does it? >> i think the bowl looked full at one time. that was like the bottom of the barrel. >> the next record they'll break. now mac and cheese people ate. >> yeah. all you can eat contest of mac and cheese would be interesting. let's chat about your forecast. very warm conditions in the eastern half of the country. cooler air coming down from canada. the west coast, you have been cool as of late, but at warm-up this weekend. a big front in the middle of the country, dividing the air to the east. another system in the northern rockies and another big storm in the gulf of alaska affecting mostly british columbia a few clouds from seattle to the puchapucget sound. it will be warm. temperatures are going to jump especially saturday into sunday. the only cool spot behind this little clipper-type system
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Sep 27, 2010 4:00am PDT
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
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Sep 29, 2010 4:00am PDT
. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of the los angeles dodgers. a judge could decide whether frank mccourt is the team's sole owner or whether his estranged
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Sep 30, 2010 4:00am PDT
may just be a sip or two away. the new guinness world record holders for longest living twins credit whiskey and pestiz for a long life. they celebrated their 98th birthday last week, while the pair admits exercise has played a role and a smooth drink that keeps them feeling young. i'll tell you, bill, the french know how to do it. >> and smiling. >> they were so cute, right? >> i mean, yeah. i wouldn't want to sit down to the table with them, though. >> they could probably drink you under the table. >> yes. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> new driving rules go into effect in massachusetts. drivers caught texting, on the internet or on a phone will face a fine. and being stuck in traffic or at a red light will not be accepted as an execute. >>> in new york, forces are joined for the keep children alive aiming to help children with hiv/aids in africa and india. >>> and happy 50th birthday to "the flintstones." it debuted on this day in 1960 making it network tv's first animated prime time series. >>> all day long, y
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Sep 7, 2010 4:00am PDT
the evacuation of 1,000 others. >>> guinness officials have certified a columbian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for the long holiday weekend. the dow opens at 10,447 after adding 127 points on friday. the s&p gained 14, and the nasdaq climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual misconduct allegations and accounting irregularities has resurfaced at a competitor. oracle has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd as its co-president to help lead the database software maker in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners, but with last year's $7.5 billion purchase of sun microsystems, the company became direct competitors in computing hardware. >>> in
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Sep 16, 2010 4:00am PDT
the distressed animal to safety. so far, it seems to be doing okay. >>> and in new york, guinness world records folks promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and booboo, the smallest. booboo needed a boost to meet george, but as you can see right there, there was an instant connection. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, good morning. i don't know if you were paying attention when i was reading. >> i was. >> did you notice the kamil's privately owned, who owns a camel? someone who lives near a sinkhole? >> i don't know. i have no idea. but, yeah, sinkhole, either. rare camels, not many sinkholes. not good. the weather pattern changed here biological weapon had one storm kicked through. you notice one a second one off the coast here. it's going to stay a little more active. none of the storms are close to areas around the four corners regions or southern portions of the west. all of the front
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Sep 27, 2010 11:00pm PDT
guinness did. >> i bought a roasted chicken. i wasn't going to go home and cook. >> reporter: many commuters choose to carpool or take public transit which you are enkurncoud to do, but those on bart had to endure a 15-minute delay. >> when we have a really hot day, it creeps along. >> like how fast or how slow? >> sometimes it stops altogether, sometimes it goes just a couple miles an hour. >> in downtown walnut creek, it made people want to buy ice cream. families like the nelsons couldn't resist. >> it's refreshing. it's cool. it's everything you remember ice cream to be. >> reporter: and for businesses like the san francisco creamery, hot weather means dollar signs. >> i really want the cool weather to come soon because i'm sweating bad. but for business, it's phenomenal. >> reporter: tomorrow will be the fourth day for spare the air and we've had nine such days this year. >> thank you very much, george. >>> well, his date with death on hold tonight. governor schwarzenegger delayed the execution of allen brown, but it may not be for long. brown was supposed to die on tuesday. h
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Sep 13, 2010 4:00am PDT
discovered a sweet way into the guinness book of world records. it has unveiled the world's largest chocolate bar. take a look at that. measures a whopping 18 feet long, feet wide, and get this, 10 inches thick. the big bar weighs in at nearly 10,000 pounds. wow. the confection was broken into pieces for the public so that no one was left feeling bitter. hmm. you know, bill, i love chocolate. but not that much chocolate. >> do you like chocolate plain or would you add almonds or nuts to it? >> i like white chocolate with macadamia nuts. it is my favorite. >> really? >> yeah. >> okay. >> yes, yes. you too? >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll be following here today on nbc news -- in detroit a hearing is scheduled on the case of a man accused of trying to blow up a plane last christmas. the nigerian suspect allegedly concealed a bomb in his underwear and tried to detonate the explosive on a flight from amsterdam to detroit. >>> former english prime minister tony blair will be honored with a 2010 liberty medal. an award given to those who promote freedom around the world.
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Sep 29, 2010 12:35am PDT
'm gonna look in the guinness book. there i was, nodding out at the headrest with my shoe going -- [ buzzing noise ] [ light laughter ] so i do that. there were a pack of dogs in france that, you know, they go -- [ making barking noises ] you know, they try and rough you up and -- >> jimmy: is this part of the tour package? [ laughter ] you can pay for that? >> and they kept attacking my boy, my 6-year-old boy. like, nipping at him, right? and he was like -- a little fragile about being attacked by a wild dog. >> jimmy: "thanks, dad, this is great." >> yeah. [ laughter ] so this goes on for three days. and also, on top of that, we're not eating well because we keep getting up really late. so one time -- one night my son and i and my daughter, we go out to dinner. and by that time, my wife had joined me. i sent out a mayday call, so she flew in to help me. and my son is bombing out. he just wants to go home. that's all he wants to do. "i just want to go home." and i'm like, "you know, we have a whole -- we have another ten days planned." we're going to this nice -- there or whate
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Sep 23, 2010 12:35am PDT
: you brought a little beer for me. >> a little guinness for you to start it off. >> jimmy: cheers, that's awesome. thank you for doing that. [ cheers and applause ] that's delicious. you really are the rock 'n' roll chef. now, i should say, i've been to your restaurant out in l.a. a bunch of times. >> yep. >> jimmy: your desserts are insane. can we just look -- >> junk food platter. >> jimmy: junk food platter. look at this thing. [ audience ohs ] >> this is based on everything that you eat when you -- >> jimmy: this is for one person, yeah. >> yeah, this is for one person. he's actually eaten the whole thing. >> jimmy: the stoners at home are going "oh, my gosh. how do i get to this restaurant? can i eat my television?" >> yeah, all my restaurants. we serve it everywhere. >> jimmy: what do you have in there? >> we've got rice krispie treats, snowballs. these are all my versions of it, by the way. hostess cupcakes, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, caramel corn. >> jimmy: instead of rice krispies, is that froot loop treat? >> yeah. it's a froot loop treat, yeah. >> jimmy: that's so cool
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Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
for a record on the guinness book of world records to have the most monuments lit around the world in a 24-hour period. >> i bet you will. is that the sydney opera house? beautiful, gorgeous. >> niagara falls. >> wow. >> you guys are great. >> thank you so much for the work. thanks, evelyn. >> good to see you, elizabeth. >>> upnext sara haines takes flight to show us a dream job you probably never even knew existed after this. [ music ] see the difference? pillsbury toaster strudel, the one kids want to eat. than listening to our favorite songs. there's nothing we love more than listening to our favorite songs. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh discover visine® tired eye relief with hydroblend™, only from visine®. just one drop instantly soothes and revives tired, overworked eyes. and comforts them for up to ten hours. visine® tired eye relief. try now and save $3. music really gets him moving ! so fisher-price created the learn & move music station. it encourages him to
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Sep 6, 2010 7:00am PDT
set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >>> and here's a live look at san francisco and the bay bridge. and take a look out there, folks. there aren't any clouds because we have clear skies today pretty much everywhere.
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